On 5th February 2014, HRH The Duke of York visited the WorkingRite office in Hastings to learn about our successful solution to youth unemployment. The Duke met a number of trainees and employers involved in the local programme and showed great interest in their experiences with WorkingRite and their thoughts on youth unemployment. “Education and… Read more »
We were delighted this week when one of our trainees, Dean McBain, featured in Aberdeen Football Club’s matchday programme. After his six-month placement with the Club, Dean secured a full time job, due to his dedication, hard work and great attitude. Kirstie Golightly, Dean’s WorkingRite Project Co-ordinator, said “Dean’s a fantastic young man – always happy,… Read more »
WorkingRite is a charity tackling youth unemployment by individually matching 16-18 year old school leavers with small, local businesses. WorkingRite trainees complete a three to six month work experience placement with their employer, learning on-the-job and being mentored by adults in the workplace. The charity works with dedicated employers who believe in giving young people… Read more »
Read the letter by our CEO Sandy Campbell, published in the Scotsman here. Sandy Campbell’s letter is in response to this article published in the Scotsman on Tuesday 16th July 2013. “Martin Crewe (Friends of The Scotsman, 16 July) is right to shine the spotlight on the disgrace that risk-averse cultures and practices are often… Read more »
On Tuesday 9th July Sandy Campbell (CEO), Lauren Shand (former trainee) and Jack Readman (current trainee) went to a reception for youth charities at Buckingham Palace. They had a day out in London before heading to the palace in the evening. “This was an exciting day for Workingrite. A visit to Buckingham Palace at a… Read more »
Read about Stacey’s experience as a bricklayer trainee in this People & Journal article. Press&Journal Article – Bricklayer Stacy is just ‘one of the boys’ – 3.4.13
Scottish Mentoring Network Award Workingrite are very happy to announce that due to our hard work and ongoing success we have recieved the Scottish Mentoring Network ‘Continuing Excellence 2012’ Award.
MSP Gets Down With the Kids Youth Unemployment Minister Angela Constance’s visit to a Workingrite project as described by the Alloa Advertiser.
Minister To See The ‘Rite’ Way To Help Youth Employment The Youth Employment Minister is to see at first-hand the pioneering work being done by social enterprise Workingrite in helping young people into full-time work. Angela Constance will meet a group of trainees and their employers in Alloa during a 90-minute visit to Workingrite’s Forth… Read more »
Oban Bright Spark Makes the Most of His Job. Press&Journal Article 29.6.12 – William Ward